B. Dwain Vance Scholarship for Science Teachers

Purpose: Established in honor of B. Dwain Vance and intended for master's students in Science Education.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain either part-time or full-time enrollment at the University, unless the applicant has fewer than twice the number semester hours required to be full-time remaining in his/her degree program.
  3. Maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  4. Enroll as either a part-time or full-time student in a Master's program in Science Education at the University; in the event no applicant possesses these characteristics, then students enrolling full-time in undergraduate teaching with  emphasis on science at the University will be eligible for consideration.

Velma E. Schimdt Endowed Doctoral Scholarship in Early Childhood Education

Purpose: Established in honor of Dr. Velma E. Schmidt, who made major contributions to the field of Early Childhood Education regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Requirements:

  1. Admitted to the doctoral program in Early Childhood Education (or its successor).
  2. A minimum grade point average of 3.5 over all.
  3. Enrolled in at least six (6) semester hours of courses each semester for two consecutive semesters while receiving the scholarship.

George S. and Betty Jane Morrison Children's Mental Health Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of George S. and Betty Jane Morrison and to provide scholarships for educational support for early childhood and elementary pre-service teachers and early childhood/elementary graduate students who are involved in and with programs and/or agencies that support, enhance and contribute to the mental health of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and elementary (grades 1-6) children.

Requirements:

  1. Minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Full time enrollment as established by the University, unless the student is nearing completion of their degree program and does not need full time enrollment;
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in Teacher Education and Administration at the University; in the event no applicant meets this criteria, then students enrolling full-time at the University will be eligible for consideration; and
  4. As part of the application process, applicants must submit for review by the Scholarship Committee an 800-1,000 word essay that includes the following:
      • Their views of why mental health is important to the healthy development of young children
      • How parents and teachers play an essential role in enabling children to develop good mental health
      • A description of their activities in promoting children's mental health
      • How the scholarship will help them achieve their personal and professional goals of helping children develop good mental health in the home and classroom.

Kappa Delta Pi Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of the members of the International Honor Society in Education and intended for outstanding doctoral students in Curriculum and Instruction.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum doctoral level entrance and academic performance standards of the Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Enroll for a minimum of nine (9) hours as a full-time student majoring in Curriculum and Instruction at the University.
  3. Preference will be given to students who are beginning their first or second year of doctoral work, and are not employed full-time outside of the University.

Dr. M. Jean Greenlaw Scholarship in Reading Education

Purpose: Established in honor of Dr. M. Jean Greenlaw, former UNT faculty member, and intended for doctoral students in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration (or its successor) who are majoring in Reading Education.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the department of Teacher Education and Administration in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a Doctoral student in Reading Education at the University; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in Teacher Education and Administration (or its successor) at the University will be eligible for consideration.
Note: This scholarship may continue to be awarded to a previous recipient on an annual basis in successive years if the recipient reapplies for this scholarship and continues to meet the eligibility requirements outlined above.

Margaret T. Craig Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of former professor Margaret T. Craig and intended for graduate students in Reading.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education Department of Teacher Education and Administration in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a full-time graduate student in Reading at the University. In the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then graduate students enrolling full-time in the College of Education Department of Teacher Education and Administration at the University will be eligible for consideration.

Betsy and James Wood Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Betsy and James Wood and intended for undergraduate students in Early Childhood Education.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department of Teacher Education and Administration in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in Early Childhood Education at the University.
Note: This scholarship may continue to be awarded to a previous recipient on an annual basis in successive years if the recipient reapplies for this scholarship and continues to meet the eligibility requirements outlined above.

Mary Carlisle Webb Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Mary Carlisle Webb, to provide tuition and fees for undergraduate students in the College of Education who specialize in Elementary Education.

Requirements:

  1. Must be an undergraduate Elementary Education major.
  2. Limited to Juniors and Seniors who have been admitted to Teacher Education.
  3. Must Successfully complete an interview scheduled with at least two current members of the Douglas Scholarship Committee.
  4. Must have at least 3.0 overall GPA.
  5. Must have passed the state PPST.

Phillip and Margaret Walker Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Phillip and Margaret Walker, to provide tuition and fees for undergraduate students in the College of Education who specialize in Teacher Education.

Requirements:

  1. Must be undergraduate student currently enrolled in the College of Education.
  2. Must successfully complete an interview scheduled with at least two current members of the Walker Memorial Scholarship Committee.
  3. Must have at least 3.0 overall GPA.
  4. Must have passed the State PPST.
  5. Must be admitted to Teacher Education.

Harold Sunderman Memorial Scholarship in Secondary Education

Purpose: Established in honor of Harold Sunderman and intended for undergraduate students who are specializing in Secondary Education in the College of Education.

Requirements:

  1. An undergraduate Secondary Education major or a major in another field seeking Secondary Teacher Certification.
  2. Credit for a minimum of 60 semester hours of college courses.
  3. A 3.0 minimum grade point average.
  4. Satisfied all requirements for admission to the Teacher Education program.
  5. A full-time student.

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